Mobile is taking over the scene. Smartphones and tablets are bringing along this revolution, and our lives are becoming more intertwined with technology as a result. The term “mobile payment” actually has a number of different meanings. To some, NFC (near field communications) comes to mind. NFC is a relatively new payment option that allows… Continue reading The world of mobile payments
The last few months has seen mobile device payments skyrocket. As consumers move in droves to smartphones and companies create more “wallets” that use mobile screens and other technologies to register payments, the history of money appears to have a new chapter. Barter, coins, paper, plastic, and now smartphones – what’s next? This graphic by… Continue reading The ever-expanding world of mobile device payments
One area that could really use some innovation is the financial industry. We’ve already begun to see some interesting developments in the form of Credit Card 2.0, where credit cards will take advantage of chips to become more useful than before. However, this is a far cry from eliminating the need for that credit card… Continue reading Will Cell Phones Actually Replace Wallets?